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# 12.9: Review of the < i >-Before-< e > Rule

Difficulty Level: At Grade Created by: CK-12

## Review of the $<\text{I}>$-Before-<E> Rule

1. All of the following words contain <ie> or <ei> spelling either [ā], [ē], or [ī]. Read them carefully and then sort them into the matrix below:

$& \text{allergies} && \text{feisty} && \text{neither} && \text{skies} \\& \text{allies} && \text{field} && \text{niece} && \text{sleigh} \\& \text{believe} && \text{financier} && \text{perceives} && \text{sleight} \\& \text{calorie} && \text{freight} && \text{poltergeist} && \text{studied} \\& \text{ceiling} && \text{galleries} && \text{prairie} && \text{surveillance} \\& \text{collie} && \text{grief}&& \text{priest} && \text{their} \\& \text{conceit} && \text{height}&& \text{protein} && \text{thief} \\& \text{conceive} && \text{heir} && \text{qualified} && \text{underlie} \\& \text{deceit} && \text{hurried} && \text{receipt} && \text{untie} \\& \text{deceiving} && \text{hygiene} && \text{receiver} && \text{varies} \\& \text{dignified} && \text{kaleidoscope} && \text{reign} && \text{veil} \\& \text{dried} && \text{leisure} && \text{reindeer} && \text{vein} \\& \text{eiderdown} && \text{magpie} && \text{relief} && \text{weigh} \\& \text{eight} && \text{married} && \text{seismic} && \text{weight} \\& \text{either} && \text{movies} && \text{seize} && \text{weird} \\& \text{fallacies} && \text{neighbor} && \text{shriek} && \text{yielding}$

## Subjects:

1 , 2 , 3 , 4 , 5

Feb 23, 2012

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